Neuroanatomy Faculty in Division of Anatomy

Columbus, Ohio
June 14 2021
Life Sciences, Anatomy
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Description and Details

The Division of Anatomy at The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, OH invites applications for open rank full-time faculty position (non-tenure Clinical/Education track) with a specific focus in Neuroanatomy. This position is well suited for a candidate who has a specific education or research focus in neuroanatomy while also having a strong basis in one or more of the other anatomical subfields (Human Gross Anatomy, Embryology, and/or Histology).

Candidates are expected to have earned a doctorate in Anatomy or a related field and possess a strong record of excellence in teaching. Candidates will be expected to support the teaching mission of the Division of Anatomy in neuroanatomy encompassing all levels of students including undergraduate, graduate, professional, and post-doctorate education. Additional expectations include delivery and facilitation of Case-Based or Team-Based learning. Successful candidates are also expected to engage in collaborative research commensurate with their level of development. Academic appointment at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor will be commensurate with the candidate’s background and experience.


  • Full-time teaching load in multiple levels of instruction on both lecture and laboratory courses with a specific focus in neuroanatomy. Responsibilities will include collaborating with other faculty on curriculum development within anatomy courses in a team-based environment.
  • Mentor undergraduate, graduate, and/or professional students in research projects in the applicant’s area of expertise.


  • Doctorate in the anatomical sciences or equivalent.
  • Preference will be given to those applicants with 2-3 years instructional experience.
  • Strong background in neuroanatomy.
  • Evidence of potential for successful teaching at the college/university level.
  • Strong written, verbal, and interprofessional skills.
  • An eagerness to engage with colleagues, staff, and administrators to develop improvement of educational experiences for our students.

About The Ohio State University

OSU is the largest land grant university in the United States with over 50,000 students located on the main campus in Columbus, Ohio. OSU is ranked as one of the nation’s top-20 public universities and currently enrolls more than 56,000 students in 14 colleges with 175 undergraduate majors and 240 master's, doctoral and professional degree programs. The NSF ranks OSU 7th among public universities in research expenditures and 3rd in private-industry-sponsored research.

The College of Medicine, consisting of 19 departments, is a major component of The Ohio State University Health Sciences Center that includes the College of Medicine, the Davis Heart Lung Research Institute, and The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute. The Medical Center campus occupies an approximately 4-square block area in the southwest corner of the University campus. The physical proximity of the research resources combined with the research interests of the faculty and established multidisciplinary research programs provide excellent opportunities for faculty collaboration.

OSU College of Medicine (OSUMC) is consistently ranked among the top 40 medical schools in the United States and among the top 15 public universities. OSUMC is home to over 20 research centers and institutes and 25 core research laboratories that promote collaboration among experts from virtually all colleges, departments and divisions of OSU. OSU is one of the premier research institutes in the nation with more than $160 million in research funding annually. The OSU College of Medicine enrolls ~200 students/year and its Lead, Serve, Inspire (LSI) medical curriculum gives students the opportunity to work alongside expert faculty and staff at one of the nation’s top academic medical centers. Presented as a three-part, four-year experience, the LSI curriculum fully integrates foundational and clinical science throughout the four-year period. Students gain hands-on experience early in the program through a longitudinal, practice-based clinical service that offers opportunities to apply classroom knowledge to actual patient situations.

Support for Faculty Development

Ohio State offers a wealth of resources to help faculty meet day-to-day needs and advance toward long-term goals, including positions of academic leadership. Among the resources are guides on procedures, policies, ethics, and student conduct; campus centers devoted to teaching and learning; and leadership programs that range from several days to several years.

In addition, The Center for Faculty Advancement, Mentoring and Engagement (FAME) provides comprehensive faculty career development throughout all domains of an academic medical center. FAME aims to develop faculty to be expert educators, leaders, superlative clinicians and eminent scholars. FAME provides unique opportunities for women and minority faculty who are underrepresented in academic medicine and in leadership.

Diversity Statement

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF ADVANCE Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.

To Apply

Please forward application materials inclusive of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, and a list of three referees to

For more information please contact the Division of Anatomy via email or phone 614-292-4831.